quarta-feira, 10 de dezembro de 2014

"Father" of video games, dead at 92 years

Baer created the first world games console, the Magnavox Odyssey, which began to be marketed in 1972, after a first prototype created in years 60.

It was the beginning of a revolution that brought the world of video games from arcades to our homes. The following episodes have already met, with consoles and computers popular in the years 80, as Atari or ZX Spectrum, to the consoles of today, such as the Playstation, Sony, or Nintendo's Wii.

Born to a German Jewish family, Baer took refuge in the United States before World War II and has always worked in the development of electronic equipment.

In addition to games consoles, Baer was also the creator of Simon, a game of reactivity in 70 years created, popular to this day.

By Ricardo Figueira | With WIKIPEDIA

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